Step 1 of 3 33% Nonprofit AssessmentWelcome to the Nonprofit readiness evaluator. We hope you find this tool helpful as you begin your nonprofit journey. Please note, the results are only a general guideline and to serve as a resource to prepare you to think about some of the foundational requirements of starting a nonprofit. Remember, while a nonprofit is an organization to do good and drive change, it is also a business and needs to be run like a business. Regardless of your readiness level, we stand willing to help you with your exciting new endeavor. Best of Luck!Please share your storyWhy are you looking to start a nonprofit? What problem are you trying to solve in your community? This is great insight, so we can be ready to support you with empathy and clarity. Have you chosen a name for your organization?(Required) Name selection can shape your whole organization's identity. Yes No Do you know which state(s) you plan on providing services in?(Required)Each state has unique requirements for operating a nonprofit. Yes No In what state will you be providing services?(Required)If you book a FREE consultation with our team, we will be prepared to talk about the specific requirements in your state. State AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific Have you completed any initial documents for your organization?(Required)Bylaws - This is a legal document that outlines the rules that will govern the nonprofit. Conflict of Interest -A policy governing conflicts of interests, including how they should be disclosed, prohibited, and managed. Employer Identification Number (EIN) -This is like a social security number for your nonprofit entity. Articles of Incorporation - This is the legal document confirming the formation of your nonprofit. Think of this as the birth certificate of your nonprofit. Bylaws Conflict of Interest EIN Articles of Incorporation None of them Do you know what services or programs you will be offering?(Required)Programs are the actual services your organization plans to provide. For new nonprofits, it's best to focus on one initial program and expand as you gain community support and funding. For example, an established Pet rescue has three programs. 1. Rescue and adoption. 2. Spay and neuter clinic and 3. Veterinary services for low-income pet owners. They likely started with rescue and adoption and added as they grew. Yes No Do you have a Board of Directors selected? (Please note, the majority of your board must be unrelated whether it is by family or business).(Required)A nonprofit Board is responsible for various tasks, including regulatory compliance, decision-making, operations assistance, and hiring. Having a strong board of directors to support your mission, programs and efforts are one of the most important steps in starting your nonprofit. The IRS requires that your organization has at least 3 members. Regardless of state requirements, the IRS will require that the board of directors has at minimum a President, Treasurer, and Secretary . Yes No During the first year, who will implement your services?(Required)Having a good team of people is crucial to running any successful organization. Just Me Board Members/Volunteers 1099 or Part Time Employees Full Time Employees (W2) Where are you in your nonprofit journey?(Required)Knowing where you are will prepare us for your Free consultation. It doesn't matter where you are in your journey, we can guide you as to what is next. Just an idea Helped family, friends and neighbors Helped the community Fully operating Do you have any of the following?(Required)If you don't have any of these, not worry we will help you gain confidence and outline the next steps. Please check all that apply. Mission Vision Programs Website Social Media None of them What is your budget to start your nonprofit?(Required)This is the budget you have set aside to cover set-up costs including Professional service fees, state fees, and IRS fees. If you hire BryteBridge, we will help you establish a budget for your organization's initial 1-3 projections. $0 $0-$750 $750-$1500 $1500-$3500 $3500+ Contact InformationName(Required) First Last Email(Required) Phone(Required)Would you like to schedule a FREE consultation with a Nonprofit Formation Advisor to learn more about the process and provide you with initial guidance?(Required)By submitting you agree to be added to our educational mailing list (you may opt-out at any time) Yes No How can we be of assistance to you as you start your Nonprofit journey?